Monthly Archives: July, 2012

20mph speed limits

I have been stuck in the house with poorly little ones this week, but OldSarumDad tells me that when I get out and about again I will see new 20mph speed limit signs around Old Sarum. He thinks they are on most of the roads leading off Sherbourne Drive, at the Sarum Meadows end. I …

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Soft Play planning decision

The decision is in, and it’s a refusal. The refusal notice and more detailed Officer’s Report can be read on the website, but the summary is this: “Based on the information submitted, it is considered that the harm likely to result from this proposal, including the unjustified loss of an existing occupied industrial unit and …

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Open Meeting and Residents’ Association

There is a second open meeting scheduled for Monday 9th July to which all residents of Old Sarum are invited. Following on from the “questions” session in May, this time is hoped to be about answers. Ian McLennan (Wiltshire Councillor) will be present, hopefully filling us in on many areas. It is notable that when …

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Sherbourne Drive to be joined up?

Planning permission has been submitted for the area known as 6C, where there will be fourteen affordable rented properties. The reason this section is of particular interest is that it lies on the back stretch of Sherbourne Drive, in the link between the near and far ends. The planning decision is expected by the end …

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Soft Play and Care Home – last minute documents

While I thought everyone had had their say and we were just awaiting the decision on the proposed Soft Play facility on the Sarum Business Park, there have been new documents appearing on the Council website. While the response from Highways says there is no issue with parking, they mention that the quantity of spaces …

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Boscombe Down Aviation Collection

I rashly promised OldSarumGirl that we would visit the Aviation Collection over at the Airfield this afternoon. It only opened on Sunday and there are lots of blue signs up, pointing the way, so I was confident we wouldn’t get lost! Stupidly however, I had not thought to check what the entrance fee would be, …

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